Wildfires scorch northern New Mexico, U.S.

Wildfires scorch northern New Mexico, U.S.

Strong, gusty winds, extremely low humidity and an exceedingly dry landscape fueled an early and severe fire season in New Mexico, U.S.

Wildfire near Big Sur prompts evacuations, closes major highway, California

Wildfire near Big Sur prompts evacuations, closes major highway, California

The Colorado Fire near Big Sur in Monterey County, Palo Colorado Canyon, California has so far consumed 283 ha (700 acres) of land as is 35% contained, as of 04:25 UTC on January 24, 2022. The fire started on January 21 in a steep canyon and quickly spread toward…

Caldor Fire – Entire South Lake Tahoe under evacuation order, California

Caldor Fire – Entire South Lake Tahoe under evacuation order, California

The entire South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California is under an evacuation order on Monday, August 30, 2021, due to the rapidly spreading Caldor Fire. A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the eastern Sierra and western Nevada through September 1. Authorities…

Dixie Fire destroys 893 structures, threatens 16 000 more, California

Dixie Fire destroys 893 structures, threatens 16 000 more, California

The massive Dixi Fire burning in Northern California since July 13, 2021, has destroyed 893 structures, damaged another 61 and threatens 16 000 more. At 198 378 hectares (490 205 acres) as of August 10, Dixie Fire is the second-largest fire in California history.1…

Dixie Fire enters Greenville, leveling businesses and homes, California

Dixie Fire enters Greenville, leveling businesses and homes, California

A huge wildfire raging in northern California entered the small community of Greenville on August 4, 2021, leveling down homes and businesses. The fire has leveled much of the downtown and some surrounding homes, AP reports. Their photographer described seeing a gas…

67 large wildfires burning across the United States

67 large wildfires burning across the United States

More than 14 000 firefighters and support personnel are battling 67 large wildfires raging across the United States. An undermined number of homes have been lost and thousands more are threatened. 67 large fires have so far burned more than 371 000 ha (917 000…